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Independent Governance Director Position

Independent Governance Director

Location: Nationwide

Organisation: British Disability Fencing

Salary: Voluntary

Closing Date: 12th September 2019

Independent Governance Director


British Disability Fencing is the National Governing Body for the Paralympic sport of Wheelchair Fencing in the United Kingdom, and is an unincorporated charity, with an application for incorporation pending. The organisation is responsible for the strategic leadership and development of wheelchair fencing in the UK, the development of grassroots structures in fencing clubs for fencers of all disabilities and the management and selection of the national squad.

Although a very small organisation, British wheelchair fencers currently hold the number 1 rank in the world, and are in receipt of some financial assistance from UK Sport.

Job Description

British Disability Fencing (BDF) is currently inviting applications for an independent director on our Board. We are looking for someone to drive the change process of incorporation, formulate policies, and provide guidance on practices and procedures that are relevant and necessary for the good governance of our sport.

Whilst no remuneration is currently available for the role of governance director, all reasonable expenses will be paid when funds allow.

How to Apply

Please send a covering letter detailing how you meet the requirements of the role and a CV to [email protected]

Closing date for applications is 12th September 2019.

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